Funding Information: Current Funding Announcements: (updated 8/25/2014)
2014 Funding Announcement Seeking New Communities That Care Sites
The goal of this funding is to proliferate the Communities That Care (CTC) model in communities that have identified significant issues among their youth including alcohol and other drug use, delinquency, teen pregnancy, dropping out of school or youth violence. Priority in this announcement will be given to communities that are at high-risk for violence, delinquency and other problem behaviors. Applications due in Egrants on Friday, September 19, 2014.
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EPISCenter is funded by the Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency (PCCD) and the Pennsylvania Department of Public Welfare to support high-quality implementation of evidence-based prevention & intervention programs. PCCD is a state-level planning & coordinating agency designed to prevent delinquency, substance use, and violence.
The EPISCenter is a project of the Bennett Pierce Prevention Research Center, College of Health and Human Development, Penn State University. The PRC is actively engaged in conducting high-quality research in the prevention field and supporting the wide-spread dissemination of prevention programs.